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  • Pet of the Week: O'Kittie - 06/02/2015 03:20 PM PDT
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    Warriors' Bogut grinded his way to NBA relevancy

    06/02/2015 04:40 PM PDT
    Once a big man utilizing a smaller man's skillset, a battered Bogut has had to rely on grit late in career. 
    Assembly approves bill that would broaden screening for student dyslexia
    06/02/2015 04:37 PM PDT - The State Assembly has unanimously approved a bill by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, that would expand screening for students with dyslexia to include difficulties matching sounds to letters. About 20 percent of students have dyslexia. 

    Butterfly enclosure will travel to schools
    06/02/2015 04:23 PM PDT - Pittsburg STS Academy's exhibit will help kids learn about endangered Monarch butterflies. 

    For Deer Valley High teacher, learning is in the stars
    06/02/2015 04:23 PM PDT - Public star parties for novices find good spot at Brentwood's Los Vaqueros, the darkest place at night in Contra Costa. 

    Baccalaureate event honors all graduating students
    06/02/2015 04:13 PM PDT - Annual ceremony in Antioch has a long history. 

    Purdy: Golden State Warriors have come a long, long way
    06/02/2015 04:13 PM PDT - Much has changed since the days of Rick Barry and Al Attles and the 1975 NBA champion Golden State Warriors 

    Boston police shoot and kill brother of Oakland iman
    06/02/2015 04:10 PM PDT - A man under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent, police said. 

    World soccer stunner: What does Blatter's resignation mean?
    06/02/2015 04:09 PM PDT - The soccer world was jolted Tuesday by news that leader Sepp Blatter had resigned in the wake of an ongoing corruption scandal -- a development drawing comparisons to Richard Nixon's disgraced departure from the White House four decades ago. 

    Tri-Valley police logs: Assault, burglary reported
    06/02/2015 04:07 PM PDT - The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:alamoSunday, MAY 24 ASSAULT -- 7:01 p.m. Domestic battery, 10 block of St. Andrews Place.danvilleThursday, may 21 AUTO BURGLARY -- 7:39 a. 

    Oakley releases second round of wanted posters
    06/02/2015 03:59 PM PDT - Move is part of ongoing police efforts to engage the public more and seek help from local folks.  

    Global search for mysterious Apple I woman ropes in company co-founder Steve Wozniak
    06/02/2015 04:03 PM PDT - Whether she knows it or not, the mystery woman who dropped off an old Apple I at an electronics recycler has set off quite an Internet search for her that has even roped in Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. 

    A's activate lefty reliever Eric O'Flaherty
    06/02/2015 03:51 PM PDT - Oakland A's will have desperately needed second left-hander in their bullpen now that O'Flaherty has been activated from the disabled list. 

    A's to get back pitchers Kazmir, Pomeranz
    06/02/2015 03:45 PM PDT - Scott Kazmir and Drew Pomeranz will return to the Oakland A's this week, but Drew Pomeranz probably is headed to the bullpen. 

    Warriors' Speights ready for Game 1
    06/02/2015 03:37 PM PDT - Golden State Warriors forward Marreese Speights, who missed the Houston series because of a calf strain, will be ready to go in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.  

    BART delays in San Francisco ending
    06/02/2015 04:27 PM PDT - BART's major delay was due to 'electrical anomalies' between the 16th Street Mission and 24th Street Mission stations. A crew has fixed the problem, and service is expected to be restored in time for the afternoon commute.  

    Barkley picks Cavs but says Warriors triumph wouldn't surprise him
    06/02/2015 03:30 PM PDT - TNT analyst Charles Barkley says Cleveland Cavaliers will need six games to beat the Golden State: "I just think it's LeBron's time right now." 

    Clint Eastwood to direct hero pilot Captain Sully's biopic
    06/02/2015 03:25 PM PDT - Oscar winning director will oversee film based on the book "Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters" by Danville's Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who successfully landed his disabled plane on the Hudson River. 

    Alameda: Teachers, school district reach tentative contract
    06/02/2015 03:10 PM PDT - The one-year agreement calls for teachers, who are represented by the Alameda Education Association, to receive an ongoing 4 percent pay raise, beginning in 2015-2016.  

    Oakland: Police seek leads in hit-and-run death of businessman
    06/02/2015 03:14 PM PDT - Investigators are trying to retrace the activities of the 47-year-old Oakland resident and Emeryville kiteboarding shop owner before he was deliberately struck by a Toyota SUV Friday night near his home.  

    Kim Richards back to rehab after wedding meltdown
    06/02/2015 02:54 PM PDT - The 'Real Housewives' star returns to alcohol treatment following drunken meltdown at daughter's wedding, but future with show now in doubt. 

    Raiders' Carr back to throwing, if only briefly
    06/02/2015 03:20 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, nursing a finger injury on his throwing hand, threw the ball briefly during Tuesday's OTA session. 

    Ruling: DA Rosen can reassign outspoken prosecutor, not impose freeway justice
    06/02/2015 02:31 PM PDT - In a decision that could affect how District Attorney Jeff Rosen manages his staff in the future, an arbitrator has ruled that Rosen was within his rights two years ago to demote a supervising attorney who openly criticized his policies, but not to transfer him to a distant branch office.  

    Warriors' Klay Thompson cleared for Game 1
    06/02/2015 02:16 PM PDT - The Warriors' Klay Thompson has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. 

    California school district sued over graduation dress code
    06/02/2015 01:30 PM PDT - Attorneys for a Native American student who sued his California school district over its refusal to let him wear an eagle feather during his high school graduation ceremony, will ask a judge to order the school to allow him to wear the feather.  

    Marin woman pleads guilty to keeping explosives in her home and car
    06/02/2015 01:28 PM PDT - A Novato woman who kept a cache of explosive devices in her bedroom and car has pleaded guilty to felony charges, but her lawyer maintains the objects were nothing more than fireworks.  

    Illegal immigrants: State Senate approves health care for many
    06/02/2015 03:14 PM PDT - A first-in-the-nation bill aimed at expanding health care for illegal immigrants sailed through the Senate on Tuesday even as some lawmakers acknowledged that thousands of legal residents are having to struggle to access health care through the state's Medi-Cal program.  

    Police: Vacaville man stole car, then asked for gas money
    06/02/2015 01:33 PM PDT - A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday night after police say he stole a vehicle from a dealership in Vacaville, then asked for gas money from multiple patrons at a gas station in another part of the city. 

    Oakland man appears in court on February murder charge
    06/02/2015 01:02 PM PDT - A 34-year-old Oakland man appeared in court Monday on a charge that he murdered a 26-year-old man behind an apartment complex in East Oakland in February.  

    San Jose: Brothers in alleged Levi's Stadium assault during 49ers game to face trial in July
    06/02/2015 01:38 PM PDT - Two brothers entered not guilty pleas today and will face trial in July on assault charges for the alleged attack on two people in a bathroom during a San Francisco 49ers game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara last year, a deputy district attorney said.  

    California drought: Californians cut water use 13.5 percent in April, an improvement, but still short of governor's 25 percent target
    06/02/2015 04:45 PM PDT - Californians improved their conservation efforts by cutting water use 13.5 percent in April, a significant jump from the previous two months when residents all but ignored Gov. 

    CRIME
    Boston police shoot and kill brother of Oakland iman

    A man under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent, police said. 
    STATE NEWS
    Assembly approves bill that would broaden screening for student dyslexia

    The State Assembly has unanimously approved a bill by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, that would expand screening for students with dyslexia to include difficulties matching sounds to letters. About 20 percent of students have dyslexia. 
    NATIONAL NEWS
    Marin County: Abalone diver dies in Tomales Bay

    A man who was abalone diving with four other men died in Tomales Bay Tuesday morning, a National Park Service spokesman said.  
    MORE NEWS
    Warriors' Bogut grinded his way to NBA relevancy

    06/02/2015 04:40 PM PDT
    Once a big man utilizing a smaller man's skillset, a battered Bogut has had to rely on grit late in career. 
  • Warriors' Speights ready for Game 1 - 06/02/2015 03:37 PM PDT
  • BART delays in San Francisco ending - 06/02/2015 04:27 PM PDT